Wednesday, February 26, 2014

No Real Update on New Donor Family

There is no real update on our selection of our new donor family.

We went through the profiles again of donor families we already have on hand.  I had some questions about a few of the donor families, and the coordinator contacted the families for additional information, but have not had much response from the families.  This kind of worries me a little.

So far, we have narrowed down our choices based on medical history, age of the genetic mother, age of the genetic father, and number of embryos available.  That left us with just a couple that we that we are interested in.

Last week, I requested information about the embryos from both the families.  Carol the embryologist emailed me back on Friday with some information.  One family has much better quality embryos than the other.  So, we are seriously considering this family but we also want to look at a few more as a back up, in case the family declines our match.

On Monday, I requested additional profiles of families with Caucasian embryos.  I hope the hear back from the coordinator by today or tomorrow.

This process has been a lot harder than the first time around.  Babe and I picked the same two families separately.  They were the ideal families for us.  But now, we have to pick a new family and there are so many other things to consider.  It's sad that our first 2 "ideal" families did not work result in a successful pregnancy.

I hope we can make some progress here by the end of this week, or at least by early next week.


  1. praying that you will find the right family soon. i'm so sorry that you are having to face this. (((hugs)))

  2. Thinking about you. I hope that you are able to find a decision that you both feel comfortable with and move forward. Hugs

  3. Thinking of you...I know this is so hard. Praying God will lead you to the right family soon!

  4. Praying that God's guidance helps you!

  5. Hoping your top pick decides to chose you.

  6. Prayers to you guys! I hope you will find a good match. :)